Sander, Otto

Date of birth:
March 7th, 1915 (Pussade/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
January 1945 (In the area around Baranow, Poland)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Laurahütte
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Otto Sander served at the Eastern front as an Oberfeldwebel in the 1. Panzer-Division.
In January 1945 during the heavy fighting in the Baranow area, Oberfeldwebel Sander went missing in action.
His name is mentioned in the memory book at the military cemetery in Laurahütte.
He was the older brother of Wilhelm Sander and Werner Sander.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
9. Panzergrenadier-Regiment 1, 1. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 2nd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo: Hermann Neben
  • - Hermann Neben
    - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X

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